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Teaching and dyslexia

Teaching and dyslexia   If you have students with learning difficulties below are some resources to better equip you to help your students. There are online training course and suggested articles which you can read.     Initial course from … Read More»

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Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests (ONLINE COURSE)

Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-ielts?utm_source=newsletter_segment&utm_medium=futurelearn_organic_email&utm_campaign=fl_october_2017&utm_term=02_10_2017_first_name_10_fascinating_courses_for_you Why join the course? Anyone thinking about taking an English language test, such as IELTS, will find this course particularly … Read More»

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Prevent: What is Prevent?

What is Prevent? Prevent is about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism. Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. The Prevent … Read More»

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Webinar – Pronunciation – 2016 January

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Thank you! Firstly, thank you to those home tutors who attended this first webinar of 2016. We talked a little about ‘keeping your Teacher Profile alive’, namely adding the five excursions to your profile page. If you haven’t done that yet … Read More»

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THE (?) guidebook for One-to-One teaching

The first edition of Priscilla Osborne’s excellent guide to 1-1 teaching was published in 2005 and it has recently been updated and republished, both as a physical book and an e-book. According to Priscilla, “One-to one teaching can encompass the best … Read More»

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Homelingua “staff room” – Webinar #5

Thank you to the teachers who came to the fifth Bucksmore Homelingua webinar on Friday 23rd October, gathering teachers together from Rochdale to Rochester! We discussed a range of potential issues relating to home tuition and settled on four for … Read More»

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Cambridge webinar GenZ – 28th April 2015

Engaging ‘Generation Z’ Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3PM BST – 4PM BST Digital media are a major part of everyday life for Generation Z. In fact, it has been from the day they were born. Engaging the youth in activities … Read More»

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British Council’s 2015 CPD series

Dear Teachers! The British Council Seminars Team have announced their new series of CPD events! Click on the link below to find out more. http://englishagenda.britishcouncil.org/seminars 2014 was a very successful year for the Seminar Series. Last year they had an … Read More»

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Discussions and more – Penny Ur – 20th January 2015

Penny Ur has updated her classic EFL book and published through Cambridge University Press in January 2015. CUP are offering a 20% discount for any orders placed in January. Most students want to work on ‘speaking skills’, but as that … Read More»

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Courses and resources – Bucksmore Homelingua webinar 2

Courses and Resources – Bucksmore Homelingua webinar #2 Yesterday evening the second Bucksmore Homelingua webinar took place online. Thank you to everyone who expressed an interest and congratulations to those who made it through the myriad of practical and technological issues… … Read More»

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